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Gauging open government: What do you want to see on the White House's newest dashboard?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 17 2009

If there's one thing that is coming to be a hallmark of the Obama approach to managing government, it may well be this: dashboards. A favorite of the modern business world, computer-based dashboards aim to give ... Read More

October is Open Government Manifesto Month

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 5 2009

The "Open Government Directive" that Barack Obama ordered up on his first full day in the Oval Office is, reports NextGov's Aliya Sternstein, almost ready to drop. On January 21st, Obama called on OMB to come up with ... Read More

Launching Apps.gov: Tools Safe Enough for Uncle Sam

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 16 2009

Hacks.gov is only a matter of time, dontcha think? To be shortly followed by Microblogging.gov. And then Tunes.gov, a clearinghouse for DRM-cleared music that can serve as the soundtrack for government service... Read More

And Word Rings Forth, "Fund More Tech"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, August 7 2009

Think more about technology. And by all means, figure out how we can buy more of it. That's the gentle nudge that Peter Orszag and John Holdren gave federal agencies in a joint memo issued this week. Read More

Help Wanted: Rethinking Gov't 2.0's Legal Framework

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, June 18 2009

Over on the White House blog, U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra and Michael Fitzpatrick from the OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Policy (a.k.a. OIRA) plant a bit of a flag in the ground with a post calling out the ... Read More